Bus Manchester to Southampton and return

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Although the route from Manchester to Southampton or from Southampton to Manchester is currently served by only 1 provider: megabus – the choice is still yours as trip duration and prices can sometimes differ. Currently, bus ticket prices from Southampton to Manchester begin at $19.54 – depending on demand. Also, take a look at how long the journey takes: The fastest bus will get you to your desired destination in 6h 20m. Travel smart!

Manchester to Southampton Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$10.37
Fastest Bus6h 35m
Distance181.2 miles
Bus CompaniesNational Express, megabus
  Bus Manchester - Southampton    181 mi
Ø Bus connections1 x
Savings-47%

The cheapest bus routes from Manchester to Southampton

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      4:00 PM
      12:35 AM
    4 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $10.37
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      4:00 PM
      12:35 AM
    4 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $10.37
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      6:00 PM
      2:40 AM
    4 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $10.37
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      4:45 PM
      12:35 AM
    4 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $10.37
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      6:00 PM
      2:40 AM
    4 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $10.37
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      4:00 PM
      12:35 AM
    4 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $10.76
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      6:00 PM
      2:40 AM
    4 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $10.76
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      12:40 PM
      7:15 PM
    12 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $11.29
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      12:40 PM
      7:15 PM
    10 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from $11.29
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      12:40 PM
      7:15 PM
    9 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from $11.29
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      12:40 PM
      7:15 PM
    13 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from $11.29
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      12:40 PM
      7:15 PM
    10 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $11.29
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      6:15 AM
      1:05 PM
    3 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from $13.37
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      12:40 PM
      7:15 PM
    11 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $19.54


  Carpooling Manchester - Southampton    181 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Manchester to Southampton

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Manchester
    Southampton
      4:30 PM
      8:40 PM
    4 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $31.12


  Bus Southampton - Manchester    181 mi
Ø Bus connections1 x
Savings-42%

The cheapest bus routes from Southampton to Manchester

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      7:50 AM
      2:25 PM
    26 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $11.29
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      7:50 AM
      2:25 PM
    27 Nov
    megabusmegabus
    from $11.29
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      7:50 AM
      2:25 PM
    2 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $11.29
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      7:50 AM
      2:25 PM
    13 Jan
    megabusmegabus
    from $11.29
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      7:50 AM
      2:25 PM
    4 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $11.29
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      7:00 PM
      4:15 AM
    4 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.96
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      3:05 PM
      12:05 AM
    4 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.96
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      12:20 PM
      9:30 PM
    4 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.96
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      2:20 PM
      10:15 PM
    4 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.96
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      2:20 PM
      10:30 PM
    4 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.96
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      3:20 PM
      12:05 AM
    4 Dec
    +1
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.96
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      6:05 AM
      1:50 PM
    4 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from $12.96
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      5:05 PM
      11:20 PM
    8 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $13.37
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      7:50 AM
      2:25 PM
    17 Dec
    megabusmegabus
    from $19.54


  Carpooling Southampton - Manchester    181 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Southampton to Manchester

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      11:00 AM
      3:50 PM
    4 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $31.12
  • Southampton
    Manchester
      5:50 AM
      10:30 AM
    4 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $38.89


Current ticket prices

You're looking for low-budget travel options? Then taking the bus is just perfect for you. But keep in mind: there can be price differences nonetheless! Ticket prices for the route Manchester - Southampton are currently ranging from $19.54 to $19.67. If you're flexible timewise, we recommend checking different departure times. Sometimes you can save a few dollars by simply taking a later bus. Another thing to take a look at is the travel time: while megabus will get you to your destination in only 6h 20m, other companies' buses take up 6h 45m.

Bus stops in and ManchesterSouthampton

  Stations
Harbour Parade 2, Southampton (United Kingdom)

More on bus features and services

Opting for the bus for a city trip is becoming increasingly popular. It's not only cheap but it's also the green way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions.

Traveling by bus has also become as comfortable as flying or taking the train. In recent years, bus companies have stepped up their game when it comes to amenities by offering everything from power plugs, USB plugs, to wireless internet at no extra cost. When taking a look at the search results presented on our page, you can instantly see, which bus operator offers which comfort features. For instance, power plugs can be found on board the buses of one operator: megabus.

A generous luggage policy also belongs to the myriad features and amenities offered by today's bus companies. Your trip from Southampton to Manchester can become a lot easier if you do your research before you embark on your journey. Take a look at the exact location of the stops in both cities, find out about departure times and book the ideal bus! You can also use CheckMyBus to look for current discounts for your Manchester – Southampton bus.

Manchester and Southampton: Useful Info

Manchester
0.55 Million
Southampton
246,201
Taxi
$6.18
$5.55
Manchester
Southampton
A cab ride in Manchester is 11% more expensive than in Southampton.
Local buses
$3.37
$3.24
Manchester
Southampton
A bus fare in Manchester is 4% more expensive than in Southampton.
Beer
$4.54
$4.02
Manchester
Southampton
A large beer in Manchester is 12% more expensive than in Southampton.
Water
$1.45
$1.60
Manchester
Southampton
A bottle of water in Manchester is 10% cheaper than in Southampton.
Meal
$6.51
$6.05
Manchester
Southampton
A meal in Manchester is 8% more expensive than in Southampton.
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